Sr. Institutional Research Analyst

Employer
University of St. Augustine
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst supports a wide-variety of primary research projects for including, but not limited to, conducting survey research, data analysis across multiple data sets, manages data storage, and prepares reports standard and ad-hoc reports. This will include research related to higher education requirements and trends as well as working with various stakeholders throughout the institution to ensure comprehensive, appropriate, and accurate institutional data dissemination.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Retrieve, analyze, and ensure the quality of data from all USAHS data systems including but not limited to the student information system, Salesforce, web-based surveys, course evaluations, and other data sources.
• Develop and produce reports on institutional data/activities for Federal, state, and regional and programmatic accreditors’ reporting requirements.
• Extract data and analyze ad-hoc data requests as directed from various internal USAHS stakeholders and/or OAIR leadership.
• Assist in the development and administering student surveys and reporting.
• Compute and communicate institutional data/activities, and assessment data and analyses to internal audiences as directed by institutional and OAIR leadership.
• Manage and develop OAIR internal SharePoint site.
• Produce term and annual reporting of institutional and programmatic data and/or activities.
• Present clear and concise research reports and data in written and oral form.
• Collaborate with relevant functions in designing and developing systems and standardized procedures for data collection and dissemination.
• Identify issues/problems, recommend solutions to institutional leadership and collaborate with related functions to resolve issues for institutional improvement.
• Utilize strong analytical skills to interpret and report research data (e.g. IR data, survey data, and other data).
• Other duties as assigned.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
REPORTS TO: Executive Director, Institutional Research & Assessment
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None

PROBLEM SOLVING:
• Thorough knowledge of available data collaborates in finding ways to meet data requests and “repackage” available data to gain new insights.

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Experience working as part of a team and independently, depending on the specific project, and doing both with a high degree of efficiency with little supervisory oversight
• Strong experience with qualitative and quantitative analysis.
• Strong communication skills, including the ability to write concise, sharp reports, contribute to internal meetings and present analytical data to varied audiences.
• Self-directed with the ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities on a daily basis.
• Ability to retrieve, analyze and present data in meaningful formats (tables, charts, graphs) to various audiences.
• Proficient in MS Office, Tableau, statistical software such as SPSS or equivalent, Database Management, and Research information.
• Experience explaining analytics to USAHS personnel unfamiliar with data analysis

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Master’s degree with coursework in research methods and statistical analysis, preferably within social science or business or math/statistics.
• At least three to five years of data analysis and reporting experience in reporting and data analysis. Experience in higher education field is preferable.

TRAVEL
Position may be required to travel.

BUSINESS COMPETENCIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
• Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
• Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
• Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
• Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
• Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.